Calflora
Taxon  Report   2126    
Cirsium douglasii  DC.  var. breweri  (A. Gray) D. J. Keil & C. E. Turner
Brewer's swamp thistle,   Douglas' thistle
Cirsium douglasii var. breweri, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
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Bloom Period
Family: Asteraceae  
Genus: Cirsium
Parent: Cirsium douglasii

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Ultramafic affinity: 3 - strong indicator

Communities: Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Coastal Prairie, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSCirsium breweri var. lanosissimum
PLANTSCirsium breweri
PLANTSCirsium douglasii var. canescens
More information about  Cirsium douglasii var. breweri

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/25/2021).